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To And From Places Beyond: Examining Low-Fired Coarse Earthenwares And Informal Trade Networks Among Enslaved Bermudians In The 18th And 19th Centuries, Sarah Helen Zimmet Jan 2012

To And From Places Beyond: Examining Low-Fired Coarse Earthenwares And Informal Trade Networks Among Enslaved Bermudians In The 18th And 19th Centuries, Sarah Helen Zimmet

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Booze At The Brothel: Alcohol-Related Artifacts And Their Use In Performance At The 27/29 Endicott Street Brothel, Amanda B. Johnson Jan 2012

Booze At The Brothel: Alcohol-Related Artifacts And Their Use In Performance At The 27/29 Endicott Street Brothel, Amanda B. Johnson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Dietary Bioarchaeology: Late Woodland Subsistence Within The Coastal Plain Of Virginia, Berek J. Dore Jan 2011

Dietary Bioarchaeology: Late Woodland Subsistence Within The Coastal Plain Of Virginia, Berek J. Dore

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Shellfishing, Ceramics, And Gender: Shell Midden Ceramics From The Kiskiak Site, Jessica Marie Herlich Jan 2011

Shellfishing, Ceramics, And Gender: Shell Midden Ceramics From The Kiskiak Site, Jessica Marie Herlich

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Ghosts On The Coast Of Paradise: Identifying And Interpreting The Ephemeral Remains Of Bermuda's 18th Century Shipyards, Joel Garrett Dworsky Jan 2011

Ghosts On The Coast Of Paradise: Identifying And Interpreting The Ephemeral Remains Of Bermuda's 18th Century Shipyards, Joel Garrett Dworsky

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Art/Self: Martha Ann Honeywell And The Politics Of Display In The Early Republic, Laurel Richardson Daen Jan 2011

Art/Self: Martha Ann Honeywell And The Politics Of Display In The Early Republic, Laurel Richardson Daen

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Flying Under The Radar With The Royal Chicano Air Force: The Ongoing Politics Of Space And Ethnic Identity, Ella Maria Diaz Jan 2010

Flying Under The Radar With The Royal Chicano Air Force: The Ongoing Politics Of Space And Ethnic Identity, Ella Maria Diaz

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This dissertation explores the Royal Chicano Air Force (RCAF), a Chicano/a arts collective that produced numerous murals in Sacramento, CA, for over forty years. Grounded in Mexican and US aesthetic traditions, their murals reflect cultural hybridity and re-imagine US history through a Chicano/a perspective. Many of their works were and are located in Sacramento's Chicano/a barrios, while others occupy interethnic, public space in the vicinity of the State Capitol. By encoding hidden Chicano/a iconographies within each mural, the RCAF offers what scholar Alicia Gaspar de Alba calls "alter-Native" narratives of American history because they posit ...


The Alan Lomax Photographs And The Music Of Williamsburg (1959-1960), Peggy Finley Aarlien Jan 2010

The Alan Lomax Photographs And The Music Of Williamsburg (1959-1960), Peggy Finley Aarlien

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


A Desire For Fired Clay From Far Away: Analysis Of Ceramics From A Seventeenth-Century Domestic Site In Bridgetown, Barbados, Anne M. Gibson Jan 2010

A Desire For Fired Clay From Far Away: Analysis Of Ceramics From A Seventeenth-Century Domestic Site In Bridgetown, Barbados, Anne M. Gibson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Federal Recognition Politics And Collaborative Archaeologists: The Need For A Cultural Consensus, Alexandra Grace Martin Jan 2010

Federal Recognition Politics And Collaborative Archaeologists: The Need For A Cultural Consensus, Alexandra Grace Martin

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Heavy Metal Archaeology: A N Examination Of Lead's Significance For The Interpretation Of Archaeological Bone, Peter Andrew Regan Jan 2010

Heavy Metal Archaeology: A N Examination Of Lead's Significance For The Interpretation Of Archaeological Bone, Peter Andrew Regan

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Urban Archaeology Of Early Spanish Caribbean Ports Of Call: The Unfortunate Story Of Nombre De Dios, Maria Fernanda Salamanca-Heyman Jan 2009

The Urban Archaeology Of Early Spanish Caribbean Ports Of Call: The Unfortunate Story Of Nombre De Dios, Maria Fernanda Salamanca-Heyman

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The sixteenth-century port of Nombre de Dios in Panama played a crucial role in the colonization of America. From 1519 to 1597, Nombre de Dios was the Atlantic port connecting Spain with the southern Pacific colonies in America. Even though its importance to Spain's New World colonial settlement has been widely recognized, there has never been systematic historical or archaeological research undertaken to document this colonial town and describe its establishment and subsequent development and abandonment.;This study employs a comparative approach to early Spanish urban settlement in Latin America, and combines archaeological and archival data to explain the ...


The Image Of A Woman's Authority: Representations Of Elizabeth I In Portrait And Film, Heather Armstrong Mclees-Frazier Jan 2009

The Image Of A Woman's Authority: Representations Of Elizabeth I In Portrait And Film, Heather Armstrong Mclees-Frazier

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Diasporic World Of The Great Dismal Swamp, 1630 -1860, Daniel O. Sayers Jan 2008

The Diasporic World Of The Great Dismal Swamp, 1630 -1860, Daniel O. Sayers

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The Great Dismal Swamp of North Carolina and Virginia stood as a remote landscape in the heart of the Tidewater throughout the historical period. Between ca. 1630 and 1860, thousands of Diasporans took advantage of the remoteness of the swamp in various ways and formed a variety of communities. Within these Diasporic communities were Native Americans, maroons, and enslaved canal company workers who joined or formed communities based on individual and specific reasons for choosing to permanently inhabit the swamp. Diasporic communities emerged on islands in the swamp and the relative locations of these landforms had significant impacts on what ...


History, Memory, And [Archaeological?] Heritage At Nombre De Dios, Panama, Meghan Habas Siudzinski Jan 2008

History, Memory, And [Archaeological?] Heritage At Nombre De Dios, Panama, Meghan Habas Siudzinski

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Indian Woman And Revolutionary Men: Representing The Body Politic In The Satirical Prints Of The American Revolution, Andrea Kathleen Westcot Jan 2007

Indian Woman And Revolutionary Men: Representing The Body Politic In The Satirical Prints Of The American Revolution, Andrea Kathleen Westcot

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Enshrining The Past: Archaeology, History And Memory At Fort St Anne, Isle La Motte, Vermont, Jessica Rose Desany Jan 2006

Enshrining The Past: Archaeology, History And Memory At Fort St Anne, Isle La Motte, Vermont, Jessica Rose Desany

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Medicating Slavery: Motherhood, Health Care, And Cultural Practices In The African Diaspora, Ywone Edwards-Ingram Jan 2005

Medicating Slavery: Motherhood, Health Care, And Cultural Practices In The African Diaspora, Ywone Edwards-Ingram

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

A sophisticated exploration of the intricacies of motherhood and health care practices of people of African descent, especially the enslaved population of Virginia, can shed light on their notions of a well-lived life and the factors preventing or contributing to these principles. I situate my dissertation within this ideal as I examine how the health and well-being of enslaved people were linked to broader issues of economic exploitation, domination, resistance, accommodation, and cultural interactions. Historical and archaeological studies have shown that the living and working conditions of enslaved people were detrimental to their health. Building on these findings, I explore ...


Facing Independence: American Revolutionary Portraits Within The Context Of British Identity, Susan Jensen Rawles Jan 2005

Facing Independence: American Revolutionary Portraits Within The Context Of British Identity, Susan Jensen Rawles

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This paper examines the content of eighteenth-century American and British portraits within the ideologically-expanding context of eighteenth-century British identity. It explores the ways in which Britons and Americans negotiated who they were and, consequently, their claims on society, in the era preceding and including the American Revolution. It does so for three reasons: to advance a more interdisciplinary approach to the study of American portraiture; to motivate further dialogue on the relationship between American and British portraits; and to invoke the potential for American portraits as documentary evidence of social history.;Through historical examination of philosophical influences informing the development ...


The Jeffersons At Shadwell: The Social And Material World Of A Virginia Family, Susan A. Kern Jan 2005

The Jeffersons At Shadwell: The Social And Material World Of A Virginia Family, Susan A. Kern

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

From the 1730s through the 1770s Shadwell was home to Jane and Peter Jefferson, their eight children, over sixty slaves owned by them, and numerous hired workers. Archaeological and documentary evidence reveals much about Thomas Jefferson's boyhood home. Shadwell was a well-appointed gentry house at the center of a highly structured plantation landscape during a period of Piedmont settlement that scholars have traditionally classified as frontier. Yet the Jeffersons accommodated in their house, landscape, material goods, and behaviors the most up-to-date expectations of Virginia's elite tidewater culture. The material remnants of Shadwell raise questions about the character of ...


Mission San Juan Bautista: Zooarchaeological Investigations At A California Mission, Michelle C. St. Clair Jan 2005

Mission San Juan Bautista: Zooarchaeological Investigations At A California Mission, Michelle C. St. Clair

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Nathaniel Jocelyn: In The Service Of Art And Abolition, Toby Maria Chieffo-Reidway Jan 2005

Nathaniel Jocelyn: In The Service Of Art And Abolition, Toby Maria Chieffo-Reidway

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Through my dissertation, I embark on a biographical, cultural and historical study of artist and abolitionist Nathaniel Jocelyn (1796-1881), primarily known as a nineteenth-century portrait painter and engraver in New Haven, Connecticut. Although Jocelyn received little formal training, he sought to become a preeminent portrait painter. Together with his younger brother, Simeon Smith Jocelyn (1799-1879), he established a successful engraving firm designing banknotes, maps, atlases, and book illustrations.;Jocelyn lived in an age of evangelical revivalism commonly called the Second Great Awakening. He was a devout Congregationalist and saw the various aspects of his life embedded in his religious convictions ...


St Eustatius And The Caribbean Trade System: A Study Of Eighteenth And Nineteenth Century Coins From The Caribbean, Maria Fernanda Salamanca-Heyman Jan 2004

St Eustatius And The Caribbean Trade System: A Study Of Eighteenth And Nineteenth Century Coins From The Caribbean, Maria Fernanda Salamanca-Heyman

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Picturing Home: Domestic Painting And The Ideologies Of Art, Mark E. Sprinkle Jan 2004

Picturing Home: Domestic Painting And The Ideologies Of Art, Mark E. Sprinkle

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This dissertation describes domestic painting in Atlanta, Georgia between 1995 and 2004 as a market defined by its intentional connection of the ideologies and spaces of art with those of bourgeois domesticity. The first half of the work seeks to contextualize the market's various objects and texts within public and academic discourses on culture that commonly posit an antithesis between the practices of bourgeois women (especially decoration) and "high" or avant-garde art, as suggested by the sentiment, "GOOD ART WON'T MATCH YOUR SOFA." Thus, Chapter 1 addresses the promises and pitfalls of sociological approaches to understanding art in ...


Optical Instruments Used With Prints In The Eighteenth Century, Laura Pass Barry Jan 2004

Optical Instruments Used With Prints In The Eighteenth Century, Laura Pass Barry

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Porcupines And Potsherds: Archaeology And Education For Students In A Museum Setting: A Critical Approach, Emily Catherine Anderson Jan 2004

Porcupines And Potsherds: Archaeology And Education For Students In A Museum Setting: A Critical Approach, Emily Catherine Anderson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Chickahominy Stylistic Expression: Preliminary Motif Analysis Of Ceramics Of The Chickahominy River Drainage, Jennifer Honora Ogborne Jan 2004

Chickahominy Stylistic Expression: Preliminary Motif Analysis Of Ceramics Of The Chickahominy River Drainage, Jennifer Honora Ogborne

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Archaeology Of Opequon Creek: Religion, Ethnicity, And Identity In The Material Culture Of An Eighteenth-Century Immigrant Community, Frederick County, Virginia, Ann Schaefer Persson Jan 2004

The Archaeology Of Opequon Creek: Religion, Ethnicity, And Identity In The Material Culture Of An Eighteenth-Century Immigrant Community, Frederick County, Virginia, Ann Schaefer Persson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Domestic Brick Architecture In Williamsburg: A Comparative Study Of Eighteenth-Century Brick Houses In Williamsburg, Annapolis, And Charleston, Andrew Craig Barry Jan 2004

Domestic Brick Architecture In Williamsburg: A Comparative Study Of Eighteenth-Century Brick Houses In Williamsburg, Annapolis, And Charleston, Andrew Craig Barry

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Pay For Labor: Socioeconomic Transitions Of Freedpeople And The Archaeology Of African American Life, 1863-1930, Shannon Sheila Mahoney Jan 2004

Pay For Labor: Socioeconomic Transitions Of Freedpeople And The Archaeology Of African American Life, 1863-1930, Shannon Sheila Mahoney

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.